Lisa’s Winter Garden

Having worked in agriculture for the past 11 years (in some capacity) I am AMAZED at how difficult farming is. Our soils don’t help. Highly compressed white, acidic, Triassic soils, impermeable when dry, the exceptionally fine grained soils expand, making the soils very slippery, earning it the name and characteristic “slickenslack soil”.   So, enter […]

Acorn Garden

Welcome to the Acorn Garden at Water Oaks Farm. Okay – admittedly, it is not much to look at. It has heavy clay soils. No organic matter. Weeds galore and little in the way of direct sunlight, but I have some big plans in store for that little plot of land. About two weeks ago […]